Bishops elect new leaders

PORT Moresby – Catholic bishops in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands elected new office bearers at a meeting last week. Bishop Arnold Orowae of Wabag, was elected president of the Catholic Bishop Conference of PNG and Solomons. His deputy is Archbishop Steve Reichert of Madang. They elected officials of different commissions of the conference.…

Peaceful mother’s day celebration at Kirakira

MOTHER’S Day was celebrated peacefully in Makira-Ulawa provincial capital Kirakira, police say. Provincial police commander Richard Hane relayed this to the Solomon Star yesterday. “It’s peaceful, there are no criminal incidents over the weekend. People just celebrated with their mothers at home and enjoy themselves,” Mr Hane said. He added this was the same all…

Still no show

THE organisers for J Boog concert say they won’t able to organise the show this month. The show was cancelled two weeks ago due to the bad weather and flash flood that struck Honiara city. Heritage Park Hotel who invited the reggae star stated in a previous statement stated the show will not happen. This…

Women engaged to feed flood victims

FOR the past six days, women of United Church in Honiara were engaged to feed six of the evacuation centres in Honiara with simple nutritious meals. The national government provided $50,000 for each church group to assist in feeding the more than 9,000 evacuees who registered at the centres. The United Church women’s group was…

Mere’s market deferred

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association or SIWIBA has announced that its proposed second Mere’s market had been deferred to a later date. In a statement the association said it regrets to advise the members and the public that the upcoming Meres’ market proposed for April 23rd -25th at Ports Authority Ground ,near Commonwealth…

White River SDA church gets funding

SEVENTH Day Adventist church at White River, West Honiara, received $40,000 from the constituency’s church funds on Tuesday. The funding will help the church to complete unfinished jobs with their building, according to chairman of the church Henry Waitua. “This funding will help us to complete the unfinished jobs inside our church building, which were…